Tag Archive: differences


Moto X4 vs. Moto G6: What are the differences, and which should you buy?

Old mid-range hardware versus new budget hotness.

Motorola has been busy these last few months, putting out a range of different phones at different price points. While we like the modular Moto Z3 Play, it’s a bit expensive compared to the rest of the lineup at $ 499. The company’s lower budget selection is arguably much more important; there are plenty of great options in the $ 500 ballpark, but Motorola is one of the few companies  [Read More…]

Nest Thermostat Gen 1 through Gen 3 and Nest E: Comparison and main differences

See what changed from the first Nest to the current model.

Nest is a company that’s been around a while and since the debut in 2011, there have been three generations of hardware. Because a thermostat is something we tend to keep once we buy one there are plenty of older generation units in use and for sale used. While the changes between them aren’t as drastic as what we would see in a smartphone, there are  [Read More…]

The differences between Android and iOS are rapidly evaporating

There is no blue team. It’s all a lie. Red and blue are the same.

Through years of feature cloning and one-upmanship, Android and iOS have slowly become the same thing. Every year we see Apple and Google take to the stage with broad messages, which sound like different overall missions, only to see individual features that closely resemble the other offering.

As I sit here with an iPhone X to my left and a Google Pixel  [Read More…]

Examining the differences between iPhone X Face ID and Samsung iris scanning

Using your face as a password just got a little more exciting.

At the September 2017 Apple event, the iPhone X was revealed. It seems like Apple went all out on its “Anniversary” model, and one of the new features is Face ID.

Unlocking your phone with your face isn’t exactly new. Android has had the feature for a while, and Samsung has used a special iris scanner since the Galaxy Note 7. But Apple is doing  [Read More…]

Google fires author of controversial gender differences memo

Controversial memorandum argued biological differences are to blame for the lack of women in engineering positions.

A memorandum released by a Google engineer went viral over the weekend after being released company-wide to internal networks. The memorandum in question asserts that the gender gap in engineering positions within the company are due to biological differences between men and women and that Google’s diversity initiatives are misplaced because of these differences.

The memo comes at a time when  [Read More…]

Samsung Chromebook Plus vs. Pro: The Differences and Which Should you Buy?

Samsung’s 2017 Chromebook lineup offers something for everyone with two equally great models.

Samsung introduced a pair of great Chromebooks with the unveiling of the Pro and the Plus. In addition of the Chrome OS features we’ve been using like built-in security and the best web browsing experience you can get anywhere, Samsung and Google have introduced pressure sensitive drawing using a familiar Samsung Pen. And everything is wrapped up in an awesome package no matter which  [Read More…]

Samsung Chromebook Plus vs. Pro: The differences, and which should you buy?

Samsung’s 2017 Chromebook lineup offers something for everyone with two equally great models.

Samsung introduced a pair of great Chromebooks with the unveiling of the Pro and the Plus. In addition of the Chrome OS features we’ve been using like built-in security and the best web browsing experience you can get anywhere, Samsung and Google have introduced pressure sensitive drawing using a familiar Samsung Pen. And everything is wrapped up in an awesome package no matter which  [Read More…]

Nest Thermostat Gen 1 vs Gen 2 vs Gen 3: Comparison and main differences

See what changed from the first Nest to the current model.

Nest is a company that’s been around a while and since the debut in 2011, there have been three generations of hardware. Because a thermostat is something we tend to keep once we buy one there are plenty of older generation units in use and for sale used. While the changes between them aren’t as drastic as what we would see in a smartphone, there are  [Read More…]

The main differences between plastic and glass screen protectors

The display on your smartphone and tablets is arguably the most important external feature. While all metal or glass designs are great, you interact most with your touch screen most. Glass displays have come a long way in a short time, with Corning leading the way with Gorilla Glass 4. The latest glass is quite

Key differences between T-Mobile Data Stash and AT&T Rollover Data

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As both T-Mobile and AT&T have recently introduced the ability to carry over unused data we understand it can be confusing to tell them apart. But, take a close look at the two plans and you’ll see that one is considerably better for users in the long run. T-Mobile, who was first out of the gate with its Data Stash, has the edge over AT&T who followed with Rollover  [Read More…]